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Stadia: What you need to know about Google’s game streaming service

Google’s vision for the future of gaming has been revealed.

The world of gaming is changing. Google has a new platform called Stadia, and rather than coming to market with another console or PC competitor, Stadia’s a new service that allows you to play your favorite games on all of your devices using powerful streaming technology.

Ready to learn more? Let’s dive in.

The latest Stadia news March 19, 2019 — Stadia is announced at GDC 2019  [Read More…]

Power your smart home with Google’s Home Hub and a free Google Home Mini

Have Google Assistant available everywhere with this bundle.

Best Buy has an awesome deal today only on Google Home products, offering the newly-released Google Home Hub bundled with a free Google Home Mini for a total of $ 149. That’ll save you $ 49 — the regular price of the Mini smart speaker which will be added to your cart automatically. The deal applies to the Chalk and Charcoal versions of the Google Home Hub, meaning you  [Read More…]

New job listings reveal Google’s getting into the wearables market

Are we getting one step closer to the long-awaited Pixel Watch?

Over the years, we’ve seen Google’s Pixel brand attached to smartphones, smart speakers, Chromebooks, and even a pair of wireless earbuds. Now, according to two new job listings, it looks like the company is eager to start crafting Pixel wearables.

On the Google Careers site, Google recently published applications for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” and “Wearables Design Manager, Consumer Hardware.”

The job description for the  [Read More…]

The Pixel 3 Lite will be Google’s most important Pixel in 2019

Google’s finally creating a Pixel phone for everyone else, and that’s really exciting.

For the past three years, Google’s released a new Pixel phone in October. In 2016 we got the original Pixel, 2017 saw the release of the Pixel 2, and last year in 2018, we had the Pixel 3. The Pixel 3 is (unsurprisingly) the best of the bunch so far and remains as one of our absolute favorite Android phones you can buy.

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Google’s been fined €50 million for violating GDPR rules

This is the largest GDPR fine yet.

On January 21, 2019, France’s National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) announced that Google is being fined a total of €50 million for failing to comply with certain rules set in place by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that officially went into effect in May 2018.

As for why the fine was issued, CNIL says that Google doesn’t make it clear enough in regards to what data it collects from  [Read More…]

Google’s being sued for paying off execs accused of sexual harassment

The lawsuit calls for three independent individuals to join Alphabet’s board.

Google had a big presence at this week’s CES 2019 trade show, but with a new lawsuit being issued against the company from shareholders, it might have to get ready to make an appearance in court.

James Martin, a shareholder of Google’s parent company Alphabet, filed a lawsuit against the company at the San Mateo Superior Court claiming that Google breached its trust with shareholders when  [Read More…]

Help shape the future of Google’s Advanced Protection Program!

Are you concerned that your work in progress, intellectual property, and other digital data could be compromised in a targeted attack?

Google’s Advanced Protection Program helps safeguard the personal Google Accounts of people at risk of being targeted. Google is constantly improving the program to help users stay a step ahead of evolving security threats, and they’d like to get your input in one of their upcoming user research studies.

Click the link below to sign up, and  [Read More…]

Add Google’s Home Hub and two Google Home Minis to your smart home for $130

Have Google Assistant available everywhere with this bundle.

Verizon has an awesome deal right now on Google Home products, offering the newly-released Google Home Hub at a $ 20 discount and throwing in two Google Home Mini smart speakers for free. All in, you’re getting at least $ 200-worth of Google Assistant devices for less than the Hub alone would normally cost. All you have to do is add one Hub and two Minis to your cart  [Read More…]

Google’s new Game of the Year is trendy trivia on your phone

It’s not enough to know the trend, you have to know what Google knows about it.

Google has packaged up its massive wealth of pop culture knowledge into a 20 question trivia game for everyone to enjoy. It’s called Game of the Year, and the whole point is to see how much you know about what went on this year. But you need to know more than whether you could hear Laurel or Yannie, you need to  [Read More…]

Google’s censored search engine for China has apparently been shut down

The project was supposedly kept secret from Google’s privacy team.

This past August, a report surfaced claiming that Google was working on a censored version of its search engine for the Chinese market and was preparing to launch it by April 2019. A few months later, another report has popped up indicating that the China-focused search engine has been canceled.

According to The Intercept:

The internal rift over the system has had massive ramifications, effectively ending work  [Read More…]